It will be the last time to see them together before they pass on, before they cease to be. Before they kick their buckets, shuffle off their mortal coils, run down their curtains and join their bleeding choirs invisible (metaphorically that is, not literally).
They will be ex-Pythons, but for fans there is good news. Monty Python’s last live reunion show is to be broadcast simultaneously to 450 cinemas in the UK and a further 1,500 across the world, it was announced on Thursday.
Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and John Cleese